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Crime and Virtual Punishment

Crime and Virtual Punishment

University of Utah students have created a new mobile game that demonstrates how software algorithms used by many of the nation’s judicial courts could be biased like humans.Read more...

Profile on Ed Catmull

Profile on Ed Catmull

The Salt Lake Tribune recently published a profile on University of Utah College of Engineering graduate Ed Catmull, who is now the president of Walt Disney Animation and Pixar.Read more...

U Top University for Commercializing Technology

U Top University for Commercializing Technology

The University of Utah is the top research university in the nation when it comes to commercializing technology innovations, according to the Milken Institute’s 2017 ranking.Read more...

EAE Launches Esports Program

EAE Launches Esports Program

The nationally ranked Entertainment Arts & Engineering video game development program announced today that it is forming the U’s first college-sponsored varsity esports program.Read more...

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Taylor Sparks: Making the Most of Materials

Taylor Sparks: Making the Most of Materials

University of Utah materials science and engineering assistant professor Taylor Sparks was born and raised in Utah. So when it was time for him to become a fulltime faculty member at a major university, there wasn’t a question about where he wanted to go — he wanted to come back home. As one of the newer members of the Materials Science & Engineering Department, Sparks is revolutionizing how ceramics can be used to help the world.

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